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NBC
Apr 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
leaguers. >> reporter: where obama, boehner, and biden share a room with clooney, and even kim kardashian. white house briefings take a back seat to some gentle ribbing. >> you remember when the country rallied around you in hopes of a better tomorrow? that was hilarious. >> reporter: while washington is often called hollywood for ugly people, on this night, the real stars shine. glitz and glam overruns the town and everyone wants to party late into the night. >> washington's gone very hollywood. it's not the nerd prom anymore. >> reporter: and while the event raises scholarship money for aspiring journalism students -- >> all right, everybody. >> reporter: it also lowers the bar for presidential discourse. >> no one is prouder to put this birth certificate matter to rest than the donald. that's because he can get back to focusing on the issues that matter. like did we fake the moon landing. >> reporter: president obama is great at using comedy as a weapon to entertain people, educate us, and eviscerate his opponents. >> it's great to be here this evening in the vast, magnifice
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
. stephen spielberg white house is trending. in it, he talks about daniel day lewis playing president obama in a movie. >> picking an actor to play obama, that was a challenge. who is a bomb ma? we don't know. i needed somebody who could dive in and become barak barak. as it turns out, the answer was in front of me all day lodge. daniel day lewis. >> was it hard playing obama? the medics were challenging, you wouldn't believe how long it takes to put these ears on in the morning. >> "30 rock another requests tracy morgan was tweeting he was asked to play joe biden. >>> internet gangster fried to dress up like this twitter bird and follow people to the potent of annoying. in some case, he was told to get the hashtag out of here. it racked up 6.7 million hits over the weekend. that would be alittle annoying. >>> a little girl at a drive 95 this zoo, turned into a debut with a camel. oh, oh. . >> you don't have any more, buddy. i don't have any more. [ laughter ] >> all right. guys. >> oh, he's coming with us. >> well, the girl's mom says the little girl is doing just fine. as for the camel, h
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning. it is 10:44 here in the east, 7:44 in the west. the president obama will hold his first press conference, marking the first 100 days of his second term today and he will be taking questions on a wide range of issues. nbc's chief white house correspondent, chuck todd is in the briefing room for us. as i understand it not one of those occasions where the president is expected to come out and deliver a piece of news. >> that's right, savannah. if you think about just the last 15 days, when you have the boston marathon investigation, those bombings are continuing. you have this sequester standoff over the airports and faa funding. and then now throw in the issue with syria, there's a lot on the table. is white houses love to have press conferences when congress is out of town. congress happens to be out of town this week so they get washington and the spin cycle to themselves. so, put all that together and the fact that this is that -- one of those mythical markers that the white house claims they don't follow but they just happen to schedule a press conference today,
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
poke a bit of fun at one another. president obama embraced his role as comedian in chief. our white house peter alexander made it there for all the laughs. >> i feel like it s just a couple of hours ago. you talk about the politicians, the journalists, plenty of celebrities too. a couple of sightings i had. bradley cooper, katie perry there. they call this as the nerd prom, but it's highlighted each year by these dualing comedic appearances this year between the president and late night host conan o'brien, where really nothing is off limits. not the politicians, the pundits, or even the president himself. ♪ ♪ don't stop the party >> it's like when two different zoos get together. you know, the hollywood zoo and the d.c. zoo. >> president obama, that's my man. ♪ >> thank you. how do you like my new entrance music? rush limbaugh warned you about this. second term, baby. >> tonight i'm excited to announce that turner broadcasting is going to make a television miniseries about the big power players here in washington. vice psident joe biden is goinlayeg to by bob barker. paul ryan
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
attempt on monday. >>> meanwhile, president obama is expressing concern that russian leader vladimir putin, after the reported use of chemical weapons in syria, the white house says use of such weapons would be a game changer, but the pentagon says it will not speculate on any intervention plans. >>> the faa is investigating a deadly mid-air collision of two small planes. the faa says a single-engine cessna landed on a golf course in southern california on monday after colliding with another cessna about eight miles north of ventura. all three on board that plane sustained only minor injuries. in the mountains northwest of santa monica, firefighters combed through smoking wreckage of the second plane and recovered the pilot's body. it's believed he was the only one on board there. >>> parts of eastern iowa dealing with severe weather, a heavy round of hail ranging from pea size to as large as two inches falling in waterloo, causing millions of dollars in damage to cars. the hail left covering that, and some places looking more like snow. bill karins, nbc meteorologist here w
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
washington as new evidence of chemical weapons are now in play in the country. president obama has said crossing that line would be a game changer. now critics are calling the credibility into question while the white house says it wants more evidence. nbc's tracie potts is live for us in washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's why some lawmakers here on capitol hill say the u.s. needs to send a strong signal not only to the assad regime in syria but also to others who may be watching, and all that's underscored by the new violence there this morning. the country's prime minister survived an assassination attempt today. his convoy was bombed. there are varying reports of other deaths and injuries. now the u.s. has some evidence syria's government may have used chemical weapons on its own people. president obama had called that a red line for action. now he's cautious. >> knowing that potentially chemical weapons have been used inside of syria doesn't tell us when they were used, how they were used. >> reporter: there's pressure from capitol hill to act soon.
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
will reopen its doors after fire >>> president obama set to address the nation at the white house. a live picture right there before he steps up to the podium. supposed to do that in about 15 minutes. not clear what the main topic will be. we will carry it live on nbc bay area. the media filling in that room and putting the microphones up to catch what president obama had to tell the nations. >> jay carney tweeted out that president obama killed it with his comedy at the white house correspondents' dinner. he didn't answer any questions. he will answer questions this morning. >> whatthat's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back with a live local news update. have a great day! changer. reaction pouring in from main street to the white house this morning to nba player jason collins's decision to reveal he is gay -- a first by a male athlete currently playing a major u.s. sport. >>> new twist. this morning the fbi is testing female dna found on a piece of one of the boston bombs while they search the home of the widow of one of the suspects. is there a connection. >>> and
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 6:00am EDT
national captioning institute] white house photo out, president obama discussed civil war issues. intelligence agencies had recently reported that the sy rian government has used chemical weapons. resident obama calls the findings a game changer. .e called for in investigation this is about 10 minutes. >> i want to welcome to the oval office once again king abdullah. his majesty is a great friend of the united states. jordan is a great partner to the united states on a host of issues. although we have recently seen each other, want to thank his majesty for the extraordinary hospitality he showed during our visit. there remain a host of issues in the region we will have a opportunity to discuss. first of all, i want to congratulate his majesty on syria -- the serious issue inside of jordan. we have been supportive with respect to long guarantees and other efforts in part because we have also seen the abdulla take some very important steps to further open democracy and entrepreneurship inside of jordan. we want to encourage that because we think jordan can be an extraordinary model
NBC
May 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
delays for travelers. workers at the white house are the latest to bear the brunt of the furlough cuts. ellen braitman has more. good morning. >> president obama began experiencing firsthand the across-the-board cuts. non commission will miss one day of work during may's first pay period. the spending cuts affect each and everyone working in the white house. say it takes about to launch a $50 million away from funding for airport construction project. the federalased by reserve. unemployment fraud cost the government $3.3 billion in 2011. fraudulent share of funds went to people who are not out of work. news on jobs. stocks were trading on a dissipating report from adp. as for this morning, we're waiting for weekly jobless claims. we're waiting for big monthly jobs report that comes out tomorrow from the labor department. that is business news. i'm ellen braitman reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. good morning. it should turn out to be a nice day today. we're starting with chilly temperatures in the 40's. 48 at the airport. some of you may ha
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> the white house will announce today a new jobs initiative for veterans and military spouses. president obama joins the first lady, the vice president joe biden and jill biden @ will reveal plans that will include the training and hiring of bets by the private sector at 11:15 a.m. on cspan 3. behind us, in this curved wall, is the decision point bitter. as a place where class come together and go in and study decisions that george made on the financial crisis, on the surge in iraq, hurricane katrina, afghanistan, and get the information that he was given at the time and then be prodded by the press. not reinforced his decision but it shows people what he is faced with. the information that he had at the time and why he chose what he did that shows people if they would have done that as president. it also gives people an idea of what it is like to be president and to have those sorts of serious decisions. in fact, nearly every big problem comes to the desk of the president of the united states. >> joined former first lady l
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 6:00am EDT
general membership meeting, and we are truly honored to have as our next speaker barry jo white -- mary jo white, chairman of the securities and exchange commission. chairman white was appointed by president obama in january and confirmed by the senate last month. the exceptionally strong bipartisan support she received in the confirmation process is, i think, a real testament to the extraordinary experience she brings to her office and to the long and successful record of her prior public service. you know, in today's often polarized political environment that kind of bipartisan support augers very well, indeed, for her leadership of the sec. in public life chairman white is best known for her nine years as the united states attorney for the southern district of new york. as you know, that office litigates some of the most important and complex criminal and civil cases in the nation. during her tenure there, chairman white certainly saw her share of these including prosecutions stem thing from the bombings of the -- stemming from the bombings of the world trade center in 2001, 1993 and
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 5:00am PDT
to mention the new evidence that the white house has now acknowledged of chemical weapons used by the serial government of its own people. president obama says, first, we need to verify that this information is correct. make sure it is reliable. lawmakers are pressing for action. it was president obama they say who drew the line in the sand and said that if the red line was crossed, the u.s. would have to get involved. the question now, how do we get involved? there doesn't seem to be a lot of support for boots on the ground. however, air strikes are certainly a possibility as we see the situation even as of this morning getting worse >>> new this morning, a brutal scene overseas. the search for survivors now over at the site of that terrifying factory building collapse in bangladesh. at least 380 people now confirmed dead. today, the prime minister of bangladesh touring that site and a nearby hospital where the wounded are now being treated. in the meantime, the owner of that illegally constructed building now in custody. he was actually captured while he was trying to escape and
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 8:00pm EDT
republicans have changed. trying tot to stop fight obama and work for the people's. they have not to get serious and worked for the people and stop trying to make it hard for someone in the white house. we're going down a dead-end road. thank you. host: pennsylvania. independent. do you have a preference for 2016 yet? caller: i hear the term bipartisanship and people talking about one party against the other. there's a fundamental difference between these people. thatve the conservatives are standing on the side of constitutionalism. we have conservatives in the republican party who are tired of seeing the republican party trying to gander to the latino vote and immigration reform. what we need to do is get back to the constitution. get back to the fundamentals that make america great. the republican party is not doing that. the division in this country is of thee fundamentals president who said he was going change the fundamentals. he is not presidential material. word.the "f" that is not presidential material. --t: you mean caller: benjamin -- um -- ?ost: dr. benjamin caller: yes.
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2013 10:30pm EDT
"welcome to the white house." it chronicles life in the executive mansion during the tenure of each of you what -- first lady's. the first ladies of the united states." andents from historians michelle obama on the role of first ladies throughout history. now of elbow for a discounted price of -- available for a 95.counted price of $12. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. coming up tonight, former at thent bill clinton 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum. after that, president obama talks about investing in science innovation. later, another chance to see first ladies including eliza johnson wife of andrew johnson. former president bill clinton spoke monday at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum in washington dc this is just over an hour. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome today's honored speakers, the director of the holocaust museum. tom bernstein, chair of the holocaust museum. lisa zaid, a granddaughter of four holocaust survivors. world war ii veteran scottie. the founding chairman of the united states holocaust memor
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2013 8:15pm EDT
white house will announce tuesday a new jobs initiative for veterans and military spouses. obama, joined by the first lady, vice president biden and joe biden will outline the plan. you can join us live at 11:15 a.m. eastern on our companion network, c-span3. on the next "washington journal ." co a look at tax credits for people to buy health care included in the affordable care act. -- a lookresident's at the effect of the sequestration budget cut on vehicle safety inspections. " is live onournal c-span every morning at 7 eastern. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> up next on c-span, first ladies influence an image features eliza johnson, wife of president andrew johnson. that is followed by former president bill clinton at the 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum. later, president obama speaks about the impornce of investing in science education. >> she was close to being broken by the time she went to the white house. >> this is the earliest existing house. they lived here in the 1830'
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
bombing turned the light hearted white house correspondent' dinner more serious to start last night. president obama addressed both the attacks in boston and the explosion of a fertilizer plant that nearly wiped out the town of west texas. we've had some difficult days, but even when the day seemed darkest, we have seen humanity shine at its brightest. >> the president saluted the first responders and the national guard as well as the people of of both of those cities, but then later there were plenty of jokes as well. many coming from the president himself. >> i recognize that this job can take a toll on you. i understand second term, you need a burst of new energy, tried some new things and then my team and i talked about it and we were willing to try anything so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. [ laughter ] >> i thought this looked pretty good, but no bounce. >> late-night talk show host conan o'brien headlined that event. >> and now to that developing story out of the central valley we told you about earlier where the man hunt is intensifying this morning for the man who de
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
just love that new park smell? >> president obama in front of hundreds of journalists at the annual white house correspondents' dinner. the president had the audience laughing and a lot of his jokes, including one about himself and the change he has undergone since taking office. >> these days i look in the mirror and i have to admit, i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist i used to be. i happen to mention that camilla harris was the best-looking attorney general in the country. as you might imagine, i got in trouble when i got back home. who knew eric holder was so sensitive? >> he was grooving. i liked it when they put up pictures of him wearing michelle's bangs. i also see this one. mr. obama telling the press he has plans to put up this billboard next to the new george w. bush library. conan o'brien hosted. o'brien, much funnier. >>> still ahead, coast guard cuts. will efforts to cut back on the budget drive up danger at bay area landmarks along the coast. >> and, playing some hardball. we'll tell you about the plan to bring the a's to san jose. they could now be batted ar
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 1:00am EDT
about the first ladies, including a special session, welcome to the white house, produced by our partner at the white house historical association. first ladies of the nights it's america, a portrait of each first lady, comments from noted historians, and thought from michelle obama on first place throughout history. now available throughout a discounted price. >> c-span, crated by american cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> coming up next, the 20th anniversary ceremony for the holocaust museum. later, president obama speech on the importance of science investments. later, the the defense secretary chuck hagel holds a news conference with the japanese counterpart. >> former president bill clinton spoke monday at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum in washington d.c. this is just over an hour. [indiscernible crowd conversations] [indiscernible crowd conversations] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome today's honored hocaust museum.r odict the tom bernstein, chair of the holocaust museum. lisa zai
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 2:00pm EDT
laps here of our meeting. we're truly honored to have, as our next speaker mary jo white chairman of security and exchange commissioner. she was appointed by president obama in january and confirmed by the congress last month. the strong support she received is a real testament to the extraordinary experience she brings to the office and the long successful record of her private and public service. -- chairman white is best known as the united states attorney for the southern district of new york. as you know, that office litigates some of the most complex criminal cases in the nation. during her time there, chairman white saw her share of these, including prosecutions stemming from the bombings of the world trade center in 2001, 1993, and our embassies in 1998. in the private sector, chairman whiteheaded the litigation practice. she's also served as a director of the nasdaq stock exchange. at her nomination hearing in march, chairman white observed that "although the worst of the financial crisis may behind us none of us can be complacent." e share your wearness of omplacentcy. we r
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